Features of a Newspaper Match-up ActivityQuick View

Features of a Newspaper Match-up Activity

A set of three differentiated worksheets to ask children to match up the features of news articles to the given example. Worksheet 1 - Gives the names of the feature and describes what it is (easy) Worksheet 2 - Gives the names and descriptions seperately for children to match up (medium) Worksheet 3 - Gives just the names so that children can write in their own description of the feature.
Features of a newspaperQuick View

Features of a newspaper

This is a worksheet with a newspaper template and key features. Students must label the features using the words in the box at the bottom. You can differentiate this by putting the first letter of the word in the boxes.
Newspaper feature findQuick View

Newspaper feature find

Designed for a mixed KS3/4 class of SLD MLD students. Students explore newspapers and see if they can find the features on the chart.
Harry Potter Newspapers - identifying features of a good reportQuick View

Harry Potter Newspapers - identifying features of a good report

Based on the break in at Gringotts in Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone, this article includes all of the features of Newspaper writing at KS2, and has a key at the bottom for pupils to complete in order to identify the features. It can also be used simply as a WAGOLL for teaching the features.
Writing Newspaper Articles!Quick View

Writing Newspaper Articles!

This interesting and engaging enables students to know what newspaper articles are and why people read them, understand the features that make effective newspaper articles, and write their own interesting and appropriate newspaper articles. In particular, students learn to use a range of appropriate features in writing their own newspaper articles, including facts and opinions, jargon, testimonies, and puns. There are easily enough resources here for 2 lessons on this topic. Over the course of their learning journey, students: - Define and exemplify what newspapers are; - Understand why people read newspapers; - Understand and categorise the different techniques used by newspapers; - Identify the features of newspapers in model examples; - Analyse the effect of techniques in newspapers upon the reader; - Use a wide-range of techniques in writing their own newspaper articles; - Peer and self assess each other's newspaper article attempts. The resources include: -Visually engaging whole-lesson PowerPoint; -A colourful and helpful 'Writing Newspaper Articles' Help-Sheet; -Techniques cards for defining the key key features of newspaper articles; -Analysing newspaper articles worksheet; -Blank newspaper article template; -A model example of a newspaper article; -Helpful and comprehensive step-by-step lesson plan. All images are licensed for commercial use, and are cited on the final page of the slide.
Newspaper features hunt Quick View

Newspaper features hunt

A newspaper features scavenger hunt sheet. Children can work individually or in pairs to find, select and record the features on a newspaper. Can be easily differentiated by asking "HA" pupils to record responses found in the text and asking "LA" pupils to cut and stick features.
Features of newspapers KS3 Y9Quick View

Features of newspapers KS3 Y9

Objective: To identify the different features of broadsheet and tabloid newspapers. Outcomes: To compare these features in a table. This lesson goes through the differences between broadsheet and tabloid newspapers. Starter looks at two different front pages, one tabloid, one broadsheet. It then goes through the differences with the pupils. Sensational news and the public interest is also covered. Main task is to read through a 'Broadsheet vs Tabloid' article. Then pupils will annotate these two articles e.g. language differences, differences in headline. They then fill out a table with Newspaper 1/Newspaper 2. Plenary goes over headline count (how journalists count letters/numbers/symbols) and pupils can create a headline to match the count of 25. Lesson could be differentiated up or down, with more or less complex stories.
Features of a newspaper: Rosetta StoneQuick View

Features of a newspaper: Rosetta Stone

An activity where children have to identify the different features of a newspaper. Includes a newspaper text about the Rosetta Stone. Includes a features of a newspaper checklist and a short presentation to help the children identify the features and discuss the text. Good resource to discuss the Rosetta stone and the decoding of hieroglyphics. For use in English or Topic lessons learning about the Ancient Egyptians.
Newspaper ArticlesQuick View

Newspaper Articles

Non-fiction newspaper articles lesson for KS3, useful for English Language Paper 2 Section A preparation. Focuses on purpose, audience, key features such as headlines, straplines, opening paragraphs and more. A useful lesson for KS3 and KS4 classes with differentiated activities, questions and resources. Check out our English Shop for loads more free and inexpensive KS3, KS4, KS5, Literacy and whole school resources. AQA English Language Paper 1 and Paper 2 Knowledge Organisers AQA English Language Paper 1 Section A package AQA English Language Paper 1 Sections A and B package AQA English Language Paper 1 package AQA English Language Paper 2 Question 5 package AQA English Language Paper 1 Question 5 package AQA English Language Paper 2 Section A package AQA English Language and English Literature revision package An Inspector Calls whole scheme package An Inspector Calls revision package Macbeth whole scheme package Macbeth revision package A Christmas Carol whole scheme package A Christmas Carol revision package Jekyll and Hyde whole scheme package Jekyll and Hyde revision package Romeo and Juliet whole scheme package Power and Conflict poetry comparing poems package Power and Conflict poetry whole scheme package Love and Relationships poetry whole scheme package Unseen Poetry whole scheme package
Features of a newspaper reportQuick View

Features of a newspaper report

A Powerpoint presentation teaching the features of a newspaper report. The presentation explains the features and shows them in an imaginary newspaper report. There are activities for the children to undertake and the information for them to write a report of their own. Also available are a set of templates, planning sheets and prompt sheets to go with this presentation which can be printed out or used electronically in lessons. A set of imaginary newspaper reports to use with children so they can identify the features of the reports or edit them. A set of comprehension questions to go with these reports.
Features of Newspapers [Sorting Activity]Quick View

Features of Newspapers [Sorting Activity]

A sorting activity to help and challenge children to identify the features of newspapers. Children to correctly match the definition to a series of different features found within newspapers.
Stig of the Dump Newspaper Report Example, Feature Sheets, Answers, Template and PlanningQuick View

Stig of the Dump Newspaper Report Example, Feature Sheets, Answers, Template and Planning

An example newspaper report based on Chapter 7 of the children’s novel Stig of the Dump by Clive King. This exemplar newspaper article is perfect to use as a WAGOLL when studying Chapter 7 of Stig of the Dump. The model newspaper report comes with a feature identification worksheet, plus an answer sheet that can be uploaded for remote learning or shared in class, enabling pupils to become confident in the genre before an independent or shared writing activity. Planning sheet and newspaper report templates have also been included. After identifying features, pupils write their own newspaper report based on the example text by either re-writing the model text, choosing a different event from Stig of the Dump to report or inventing their own adventure for Barney, Lou and Stig. The language, grammar and punctuation features in the text include: • Headline in the present tense • Byline • Date • Introductory paragraph containing the 4 Ws (who, what, where, when) • Quotes, with inverted commas • Photograph with caption • Passive voice • Alliteration • Past tense • Third person • Relative clauses • Fronted adverbials • Present perfect tense All resources come both as editable Word documents to easily adapt for your class and in PDF format. All feedback is welcome and appreciated, so please leave a review after downloading my resources. Thanks! You might also be interested in these Stig of the Dump themed example texts, each of which comes with a feature identification sheet and answers: ✦ Chapter 1: Diary entries ✦ Chapter 2: Instructions ✦ Chapter 3: Character profile ✦ Chapter 4: Informal letter ✦ Chapter 5: Dialogue ✦ Chapter 6: Playscript ✦ Chapter 8: Interview article ✦ Chapter 9: Persuasive advert Visit Helen-Teach’s Shop for more resources!
English Non-Fiction. Features of a NewspaperQuick View

English Non-Fiction. Features of a Newspaper

This resource can be adapted for GCSE and KS2/3 PowerPoint presentation that highlights what key features you need when writing newspaper articles. Some slides can be printed and used as props/posters/classroom display. It includes 3 activities: - Creating a newspaper board - Annotating an article - Creating your own article (with planning writing frame)
Harry Potter newspaper report features and planningQuick View

Harry Potter newspaper report features and planning

This power point guides children through the features of a newspaper report alongside examples. The planning process allows pupils to plan a newspaper report on the fight between Harry Potter and Voldermort. However this can easily be adapted.